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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-11
  • Geographical Area
    Africa
  • Jurisdiction
    Mauritius
  • Organisation
    Nursing Council of Mauritius
  • Address

    Postal Address
    6,Rue Jacintes,
    Morc St Jean,
    Quatre Bornes.
    Mauritius

    Location Address
    6,Rue Jacintes,
    Morc St Jean,
    Quatre Bornes.
    Mauritius

  • Phone
    + (230) 465 38 44, + (230) 465 32 86
  • Fax
    + (230) 465 3193
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Francis Supparayen
    Registrar
  • Regulatory Body

    The Nursing Council of Mauritius is established under the Nursing Council Act 2003.  The Mission of the Mauritius Nursing Council is:

    To ensure that quality nursing training is provided and standards of professional practice are maintained.

    The functions of the Council are to:

    • exercise and maintain discipline in the practice of nursing and midwifery;
    • establish and maintain registers kept under section 20;
    • advise the Minister on any matter governed by the provisions of this Act or any matter connected therewith or incidental thereto;
    • advise the Minister on the establishment and improvement of the standards of education of nurses and midwives;
    • promote the education and training of nurses and midwives;
    • establish a code of practice for the nursing and midwifery professions and monitor compliance with such code; and
    • publish the annual list.

    http://www.ncmauritius.org/prelim.htm (accessed on 22/04/09).

  • Health System

    The public health service in Mauritius is free. There are eight private clinics on the islands, four public hospitals and many well-stocked pharmacies.
    Reforms in the health sector were announced in the 2003/2004 Budget including the reorganisation of public health care delivery, the introduction of a 24-hour family doctor service, expansion of high-tech medical services, and greater emphasis on health promotion and preventative medicine.
    Other developments in the sector include the construction of a new hospital on the site of Dr Jeetoo Hospital; construction of a new Outpatient Department at Victoria Hospital; completion of a new psychiatric hospital at Brown Sequard; purchase of new high-tech equipment; and the recruitment of additional doctors, nurses, health care assistants, midwives, and other support staff. The government is also allocating Rs2 million for the reintroduction of Ayurvedic and other traditional medicines in government hospitals on a pilot basis.
    http://www.afro.who.int/home/countries/fact_sheets/mauritius.pdf (accessed 22/04/09).

  • Map
    -20.3472916, 57.5490138
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